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Man suffers serious head injuries after alleged attack outside pharmacy in The Hill in Northfleet

04 August 2014
by Thom Morris

Police and forensics officers sealed off a chemist's after a man suffered head injuries.

A police car was parked at The Hill in Northfleet, after the alleged attack this morning.

Police were called at 11.46pm last night amid concerns for a man said to have been found with a head injury.

Police and forensics officers at the scene of a serious assault at The Hill, Northfleet

Police and forensics officers at the scene of a serious assault at The Hill, Northfleet

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

A poster on Facebook said they had seen a rucksack with blood on it nearby.

The police presence at The Hill in Northfleet

The police presence at The Hill in Northfleet

A policeman stands guard outside the cordoned-off area in The Hill, Northfleet

A policeman stands guard outside the cordoned-off area in The Hill, Northfleet

A police car is parked outside the chemist's following the attack

A police car is parked outside the chemist's following the attack

A forensics vehicle was at the site of the Hill Pharmacy, and two police officers stood guard.

Police cordoned off a section of the street.

A 39-year-old man from Gravesham was arrested on suspicion of assault and has now been released on bail until September 4.


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